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The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in 9 Aug 1928. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Memorandum describing the developments leading up to the surrender of quarantine control by His Majesty's Government to the Persian Government in 1928. It outlines the following: quarantine arrangements dating from 1864 including who was responsible for what in terms of roles and the financial outlay; an assessment of the competency of Persia in being able to administer the sanitary services in her ports without foreign intervention; requests by the Persian Government for the transfer of quarantine service to Persian medical officers; negotiations by Sir Robert Clive, British Minister at Tehran; co-operation with the Anglo-Persian Oil Company's medical officer; the termination of British quarantine officers employment.

Written by John Gilbert Laithwaite of the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. .

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1 file (3 folios)
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This file consists of a single memorandum.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 7, and terminates at f 9, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/18/B394
Former external reference(s)
P 4195/28

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9 Aug 1928 (CE, Gregorian)

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